Why Join the Department of Social Work Dialysis team?
As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in the care and treatment of patients with end stage renal disease requiring life sustaining dialysis treatments.
The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive.
What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?
2:1 match on retirement savings
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Financial support for continuing education and certifications
Conducting biopsychosocial assessments
Providing crisis intervention
Providing adjustment to illness and treatment counseling
Providing referral to community agencies and assistance with tangible needs
Conducting mental health assessments
Participation in team meetings
Providing patient education
A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
A current license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.
LLMSW’s will be considered for this position.
The ideal candidate will have medical social work experience, as well as experience working with the dialysis patient population. The candidate should be familiar with the CMS Conditions of Coverage and the unique financial/insurance issues related to this population. In addition, the candidate will have strong assessment and crisis intervention skills, the ability to work with a chronically ill population providing advocacy, adjustment to illness and treatment counseling, patient education and end of life care. The candidate requires an ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, work with a diverse patient population and manage a large caseload with multiple competing demands
This is full time, 40 hour/week position Monday through Friday. Some evening work is required.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification
University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidate upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 177253
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.